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and until i was out on land, i knew i was out of trouble. >> reporter: the great yefs danger now is infection. these photos show the giant punctures. he has plates and screws inserted into his index finger and a severed artery repaired. trent's brush with death hasn't scared him off. in fact, he intends to jump right back into the feeding pit with johnnie the croc as soon as doctors give him the all-clear. >> they believe that with hard work, i should be feeding crocodiles again. >> he's always been into it. and he wouldn't function doing anything else. >> my dad has offered me a job as a used car salesman. >> how would trent do selling used cars? >> too honest. we continue on hour two. you're watching cnn, i'm brooke baldwin. and right now president obama is about to fly to texas, and no matter how skilled the pilot is, he is headed for a rough
landing, because he is going to the very state that is ground zero for the nation's immigration crisis. where border facilities are absolutely inundated with these migrant kids trying to illegally cross into the united states. the president will be fewer than 400 miles away from what his own people call an urgent humanitarian problem. and yet he is not headed to see the overcrowded and underequipped facilities along the border. to it add to this turbulence, if you will, for the president, he will be meeting with rick perry, the republican governor of texas, who has been called the president's chief antagonizer. especially when it comes to this issue of immigration. it is an issue, it's a problem, and involves a law passed six years ago by a president from perry's own party, george w. bush. here is cnn's ed lavandera. >> reporter: 52,000, that's how many unaccompanied children the department of homeland security says have crossed into the united states since october. it's right at double the amount from the same period a year earlier.
many are caught by border patrol and placed here at detention facilities where they are held, screened and cataloged, but then what? a 2008 law passed with bipartisan support and signed by then president bush, in the final days of his presidency, is complicating the issue. it's called the william wilber force trafficking victims protection reauthorization act. the law prohibits a quick deportation for children from nonbordering countries, and requires they receive an opportunity before an immigration judge to determine their future status. >> could be anywhere from a year before the kids end up going to immigration court. they could have several hearings throughout their entire immigration court process. so really just depends on the child and their remedies and, you know, what's -- if they have representation. >> reporter: it was intended to prevent child sex trafficking, but the recent flood of migrants has produced unintended consequences. the obama administration says the law is limiting its ability to deal with the crisis, and is
asking congress for changes to help expedite the deportation process. the hearings will determine if the children will qualify for humanitarian relief and be allowed to stay. but according to white house officials, most will not, so they will be deported. but that's not expected to be easy either. a judge's deportation order must be carried out by immigration and customs enforcement, which has its own priorities on who should be deported. >> children are going to generally be on the lower end of the spectrum, because, you know, what's a 5-year-old kid -- what kind of crime can he really commit in the united states, versus, you know, maybe somebody who -- drug trafficking or something other undesirable crime? >> reporter: meaning these children could be caught in legal limbo for some time to come. ed lavandera, cnn, dallas. >> ed, thank you. i also just want you to note the timing of the president's visit to texas. because this is just one day after president obama asked congress for nearly $4 billion to, among other things, help
process the migrants trying to get in for more border security and members of his own party are expressing concern how this money will be spent as we saw in a senate hearing today. >> this group of children that have no paperwork, or little paperwork, many have no birth certificates, so i am really concerned about this, as aall of us are. >> joining me from capitol hill, congressman jeff denim, a republican from california. welcome. >> thanks for having me again. >> you represent a border district and toured your state's border, saw the guards down there. can you just tell me what you are seeing yourself with your own two eyes and what you're hearing from your constituents back home about this? >> well, i've been fighting for immigration reform for quite some time, and i've always said that border security comes first. so i went down to the border with a bipartisan group. we wanted to see exactly what was happening on other southern
border, where in san diego, we have got some of the most stringent policies. two sets of fences. we have cameras, we've got motion detectors. we are detecting tunnels. border patrol is doing some very good things. but even on that area, we're still seeing families, mothers with children coming across, asking for asylum. we witnessed it firsthand. >> okay. so you've seen with your own eyes the issues at play here. that are now really front and center. and so in terms of the politics and where you're standing and joining me, it's been more than a year. you know this, since the senate passed that comprehensive immigration overhaul. it has been held up in the house by your republican colleagues. and i know that you are in this unique position, congressman, because you are among this handful of house republicans who want to act on immigration reform this year. in contrast from what we heard on john boehner on the president's $4 billion proposal. here he was. >> the president's request, it's all more about continuing to
deal with the problem. we've got to do something about seeing seeing the border and ending this problem so we can begin to move on with a bigger question of immigration reform. >> i imagine you agree with speaker boehner when it comes to securing the border. but in terms of you being that handful of republicans, congressman denham, how will you convince your colleagues on this issue, and this issue happening this year? >> the biggest part of this is actually starting the debate. you know, many of my colleagues looked at this as being a california problem. this is a national problem that the entire nation is really feeling today. >> but the nation, sir -- forgive me for jumping in. this debate has been going on for years. >> decades. absolutely. this is over a 30-year problem that even when democrats had control of both houses and the presidency, they decided it wasn't a big enough issue. and now this president has said, since 2011, the border is secure. well, to convince not only republican colleagues, but to
convince the american public, we have to give them the assurances we're going to seal the border once and for all and have a legal and fair system that follows the rule of law. >> so how exactly do we assure them of that? this is such a nuanced and complicated issue. what is your number-one fix? >> well, we had a bipartisan bill come out almost a year ago now, the mccaul bill had bipartisan support. in fact, unanimous support coming out of homeland security. but our border is different among all of the different states. in texas, for example, we're seeing this big surge. >> right. >> we've got millions of acres of no fence, no cameras. in fact, border control can't even go into that department of interior, department of forestry area. so it's a big, complicated issue. we've got a bipartisan bill, we need to get that to the floor and actually see the support. >> you mentioned, you know, obviously the porous parts of the border, and we have been talking so much this issue with these children, as many as 80,000 undocumented kids, the
number we have, will be crossing illegally this year. and as it comes to these little boys and girls, congressman, do you think they should be able to stay? >> you know, i think that we're going to have to address the court system first. this backlog in the courts is not only creating an unjust system with huge backlogs and long waits, but it's also creating this whole other issue with border patrol being able to do their job today. so i think the courts come first, and then we have to assess and deport those to their native countries as we see fit. >> are there exceptions, though? with those kids? >> oh, absolutely. we're a great nation. there are always going to be exceptions. but we need to deal with those through the court system. >> like what? just put you on the spot. like what specifically? >> well, i mean, certainly this is a humanitarian crisis. we need the president to be actually reaching out to these heads of states to find out exactly what their issues are so we can address them ourselves. >> you represent -- you are in this unique position, representing this -- border district here in california.
so you know, when we're talking about children coming across the border, and i hear you loud and clear, with the court system, and a lot of people agree with you. but there are exceptions to that in terms of allowing some of these children to stay over, be it abuse, being parts of gangs, what have you, back home, let's say in their central american country. i just want to hear from you specifically what kin kinds of exceptions you would be willing to accept. >> you know, i've been concerned about the 11.5 million undocumented we have today. and part of the concern is right now border patrol is telling us they've got a catch and release policy. so many of these kids that are could copying across the border are being sent to different areas in my state, across the country, where they're going to be staying with parents or relatives. whether or not they're documented or not. so we have to address it internally and within our own country first. we have to address this problem at the border. and then we actually have to assess this tens of thousands of kids. and really assess what different challenges are they facing.
part of -- you know, what you heard in the senate hearing was that there is very little documentation. there is very few identification or birth certificates to even identify where they go back to. so you can even tell if their story is true. so we've got a lot of work to do ahead of us. >> right. you do, congressman and i really truly appreciate the time you spent with me there. we'll let you get back to work. congressman denham, i appreciate it. and we will have much more on what's happening as far as immigration, the president in text today. we'll have a debate later this hour. "crossfire" host van jones and s.e. cupp will weigh in. now to this. investigators, they have been conducting this chilling reenactment of the day that georgia father left his toddler in that hot car. in fact, look at this. that was the exact car seat little cooper died in three weeks ago.
a local atlanta tv station, waga, was rolling with their cameras as police drive justin ross harris' car into his workplace, that home depot parking lot, to replicate the conditions inside that suv back in june. the last time this car was parked in this spot, it was on another 90-degree day. but prosecutors claim the temperature inside the car soared well above 100 degrees. joining me now, hln's jane velez-mitchell is following the story very, very closely. so jane, it's incredible to see these pictures, first of all, these investigators conducting these tests. how important will this heat testing be in making a case against this father? >> well, it's absolutely crucial, brooke. this child, prosecutors want to show, died a brutal death. this car became a torture chamber. they can't just say that, though. they have to back it up with scientific facts. so they take the actual car back
to the actual spot in a similar day and they do tests so that they can deliver all this information to the jury. and when they are talking about how he had scratches to his face that were not healed and abrasions to the back of his head, they can really scientifically paint a picture that this child suffered in an unimaginable way. i really shudder to think what this child went through. also, the time line of the dad goes into the office at about 9:25 that morning. he goes to lunch on. on the way back from lunch, we all know he infamously stops at the car to open the door and throw in some light bulbs he bought. now, experts believe at that time the child is already dead. so they have to back that up with scientific fact, too, by ascertaining the temperatures inside that car. >> so it's the science, it's the numbers, that's what they're getting at today. we found out it was the district
attorney's investigators out in that parking lot. and something else that jumped out at me, watching this video twice today, the first time we're actually seeing the precise parking spot where ross harris parked his car, with cooper inside. and i don't know why in my head i pictured some garage, parking garage or maybe parking the car away from somewhere. it is in the middle of this packed parking area for anyone to see. >> well, prosecutors believe that ross harris planned this. they have used the word intentional in the probable cause hearing. so if that's true -- if -- he deserves his day in court. he would have to do that in a place where -- and it shudders for me to say this, he would have to give the child enough time to die. so what better place than the office? so he goes in and he knows he's going to spend several hours inside the office. he has to park in a place where he always parks, because if he parks somewhere else, far away, that would be very suspicious. so the police believe this was
meticulously planned. >> we watch, we wait for this toxicology result to come back on little cooper as well. jane velez-mitchell, thank you so much. we'll continue this conversation, unfortunately. coming up next, this house once belonged to a suspected serial killer, and the woman who happens to be renting, living inside, she saw this home, her home, on a tv show about murderers. and when she went to her landlord to tell what she saw, guess what? the landlord turned out to be the suspected serial killer's mother. and that's just the beginning of the story. you have to stick around for this. also, israel's leaders warning the operation attacking gaza will be expanding, saying the military is, quote, prepared for all possibilities, and palestinians call an emergency cabinet meeting today as israeli air strikes are targeting gaza. we have a live report on the he is isca lating tensions in the middle east. stay right here with me.
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house. it's a nice neighborhood, tree lined street, you get it. so it wasn't until one of katrina mcgraw's family members called her up, told her to turn on the tv and watch this a & e document ary and that's when it hit her. her house was being featured on this cold case serial killers. but it's what mcgraw says allegedly happened downstairs that freaks her out the most. >> this whole basement was basically his torture chamber. and it's not okay. there's no way that she should get away with thinking that it's okay and not to tell people what happened in this house. >> torture chamber. like in her basement. she saw pictures of women tied up to this pole. and the landlord of this house even offered for mcgraw to keep the dining room table something she later noticed in some of the crime scene photos. when mcgraw begged to get out of her lease, her landlord, who turned out to be the alleged
killer's mother, wouldn't budge. but thanks to the st. louis housing authority, mcgough is moving out at the end of the month. cnn affiliate kmob reports the man who lived in that home was charged with the crimes, but he killed himself in jail in 2002 before the case could actually go to trial. is this not crazy, darren kavinoky? we were talking in our morning meeting and just when you think it was worse, it got worse. do you think -- let me begin with, do you think she -- she is getting out of her lease. do real estate agent have to say, hey, your home was allegedly a place of multiple murders. >> yeah, brooke, it may surprise you, but the answer is not necessarily. there's no question that if you're selling a house or renting a house, you've got to disclose a material defect in the property. stuff that could cause your tenant to hurt themselves. but when you're talking about something that's known in the
law as a psychological defect, the law various from state to state. so the bottom line is, you better check the laws in your state before you sign on the dotted line. and there are some states, brooke, that have a three-year window. so even if this occurred, say, more than three years ago, there's no duty to disclose at all, although if you are buying the property or renting the property, people do have an obligation to be truthful. so if you ask the person directly, was there any horrific crime that happened here? they do have an obligation to tell you whether or not that's the case. >> it doesn't mean they will be truthful, darren kavinoky. and, okay, so you say the law is the law. so, you know, take-away for someone looking to represent rent or buy a home, you say check the law in your state. how exactly, do you go about doing that? >> well, you can do that online, or this is yet another reason why working with a real estate professional, whether you're buying or you're leasing, is a really excellent idea.
somebody to help guide you through the process, and make sure you don't move into someplace that is haunted. >> or else watching an a & e documentary and thinking, huh, is that my dining room table? darren kavinoky. huh. >> at least you got the consolation prize. >> at least she gets to move out. darren, thank you so much. >> you bet, brooke. coming up next, we warned them. israel's president tells cnn militants in gaza were told to stop the violence. and other leaders are indicating a ground operation, quote, might become necessary. how could hamas respond to the news? we'll talk to an executive director of the palestine center. and an american marine sitting in a mexican jail for three months is in court right now. he was imprisoned for driving across the border with firearms in his truck. and today he is hoping to find out if he will be freed. ♪ f provokes lust.
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down by the israeli navy. [ speaking in foreign language ] israel says its forces fired from the sea as a team of commandos belonging to hamas stormed a beach north of the gaza strip. the jerusalem post is reporting that five of those commandos were killed and one israeli soldier wounded. israel said today it has warned the gaza palestinians either to halt their attacks against israel with those small, inaccurate rockets, or face a ground incursion by the mighty israeli military and soon. perhaps tonight. the israelis say, hamas rocket attacks have numbered today in the dozens with no reported israeli deaths or injuries. israeli air strikes have killed 19 people in gaza today, including two children. palestinian sources say the kids were in this home whose family members are believed to have links to hamas. so an intensely dangerous
situation there, especially so in gaza, where strikes have kid some 49 people especially since monday. joining me from washington, d.c., yus yef monire, welcome. >> good to be with you. >> at this dire hour, there is a threat, as i mentioned, of israeli ground invasion hanging over gaza. let me play some sound for you, first. this is -- israeli president speaking with becky anderson. >> their style of the war, they started it. already, several days ago. and they continue and they spread the fire on more areas in israel. >> how long will israel wait? >> until we should rio owe the moment we should reach a conclusion. this should be the next step. we shall not talk in dates. it may happen quite soon.
>> quite soon, as i mentioned, perhaps as early as tonight. what would you say to president peres to discourage him from such a move? >> i think, first of all, this is something of the pinnacle of israeli double speak. they are pretending to take a defensive posture at the moment. but one cannot be issuing warnings while simultaneously provoking a population at the same time. it's just like they say they want peace while continue to build settlements in palestinian territory at the same time. words have to line up with actions, but unfortunately, the actions we have seen, particularly leading up to this period feature the collectionive punishment of hundreds and thousands of palestinians throughout the west bank, and also extra judicial assassinations in gaza. so the israelis, i think, before they start issuing warnings, need to recognize that their own actions play a very provocative role. and, you know, this is not limited to just the past few weeks, as we have seen things
escalate throughout palestine during that period. but also over the course of several decades. you have to remember, the gaza strip, 80% of it, is refugees who are not from gaza. they're denied return to their home, simply because they're of the wrong religion. on top of that, you add the occupation, the colonization, the continued bombardment of these people in their homes, collective punishment. at some point, people are going to lash out. and, of course, we saw that in 2008-2009. >> of course. this goes back decades and decades. to your point, this goes back, decades and decades, talking specifically about this incident, all of this the past couple weeks in the wake of those three israeli teenagers who were kidnapped and ultimately found dead in that field. and then, of course, the palestinian teenager, as well. and so that seems to be new. and now we're seeing the back and forth, of course, as we mentioned, the mighty israeli military is one thing. and then these attacks coming from seemingly hamas, these smaller, more inaccurate rockets
being fired from gaza. let me ask you this, though. why? why does hamas continue to do this? continue to fire these rockets into israel, when their military value, as i mentioned, is very limited? they're essentially weapons of terror, meant to scare and disrupt the lives of israeli civilians,io civilians,ious self? >> i would ask the question coming from the other direction. >> but first, with all due respect, just answer that question. >> well, i'm getting there. i think that you're right. there is limited military value to this. and the question is that we should be asking is, why are people driven to resort to means that have limited value? the reality is, there are multiple methods of palestinian resistance, including nonviolent resistance. we cannot only speak out in condemnation of violent palestinian resistance if we are silent in the face of the israeli repression of nonviolate palestinian descent. there are countless palestinians
protesting nonviolently at the borders, at the fence between gaza and israel, who are gunned down by the israelis. you have a navy parked outside of gaza on the coast that are firing on palestinian fishermen. you know, there is a consistent system of violence that is provoking this sort of reaction. the reality is, palestinians have legitimate grievances. and continuing to ignore them is only going to result in this kind of outcome, time and time again. getting back to your question about this sort of military utility of all of this. the reality is, the israelis went in massively in 2008-2009, killing 1,400 people, most of whom were civilians. again, a military operation in 2012. what is the military utility of these operations in gaza? there is no military solution for the israelis in the gaza strip, or with palestinians in general. the only solution is a just peace based on actually recognizing palestinian rights. you cannot bomb them into peace. it simply will not work.
>> we just wanted to make sure we are reporting both sides with correspondents, gaza and israel and speaking with you from the palestine center in washington. i truly appreciate you coming on. >> thanks for having me. coming up next, it is a huge -- it is really the issue right now. immigration. president obama talking about it today. he will be meeting with the governor of texas, rick perry, in a couple hours. he will be not too far from that border. why is he not going? we'll talk about that, debate that. with two "crossfire" hosts coming up. also ahead, what you know about these people here, this new report says that these are the muslim leaders in america that the nsa has been spying on. why were these people allegedly targeted and how is the nsa responding to this? that's next. i dbefore i dosearch any projects on my home. i love my contractor,
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the president just asked congress for nearly $4 billion to help process the surge of migrants and mitigate the problem. and is not necessarily asking nicely. listen to him take some jabs at congress when he was in denver earlier today. >> i gather that some of the republicans in congress are mad at me for going ahead and doing things. and i don't know which things they find most offensive, whether it's creating jobs or easing student loan burdens or raising wages. but it's really bothering them. they have a plan to sue me. they plan to sue me for taking executive actions that are within my authority while they do nothing. i have a better idea. they should do something.
>> well, let's be clear. folks on both sides of the aisle have been critical of the president when it comes to immigration. and specifically criticizing him for not traveling to the border while he will be in texas. so let's discuss with our post of cnn's "crossfire" s.e. cupp and van jones. van, you used to work for the guy. why is the president not visiting the border? what would be the problem if he were to go there? >> well, i mean, people talk about some logistical concerns, et cetera. there is probably some political concerns there, if you go there, you bring more to the problem. personally, i would prefer it actually, that he go. i would love to see the president go, put his arms around some of these kids. these 50,000 kids are going to be here for a while. and america needs -- needs to understand, they are fleeing real terror. they're fleeing real violence and destruction. they're our neighbors. they're here. i would love for him to embrace the kids and let people know what his plan is. if he's going to argue for $3.7 billion to work on the problem, english he's more
effective doing it from there. i think he made the calculation if he went there, it would look like a photo op and other people might criticize him for going. >> that's exactly right. s.e. cupp, a lot of people would say photo op, nothing more. >> but yeah, but if you're trying to get congress to act and that's his big mantra, do something. that's a pretty useful photo op. go down to the border, take some pictures with some kids. if this is really a humanitarian crisis and a refugee crisis, and i believe deeply that it is, then the president needs to be at the epicenter of this disaster. he needs to show up. he needs to be on the ground. i mean, i'm hearing people talk about this as the president's katrina moment. >> from a democrat. >> that's right. and the same democrat, henry cuellar, also said the president was detached and aloof on this issue. yes, there are political reasons for the president to show up with these kids. but it's also a crisis.
and that's what a president does during a crisis. he goes there. he is on the ground. leading from where the crisis is occurring. >> we should also point out though, at the end of the cuellar interview conducted this morning, at the end when he was pressed, he said he would ultimately support the president and whatever the president decides to do with, of course, congress. when it comes to immigration. but the issue of doing something, van jones, we've heard this sort of, you know, humorous chorus, maybe not so humorous of the president sort of, you know, wagging his finger, especially at those republicans and saying -- i need you to work with me. but doesn't -- him wagging his finger in denver today hurt him as he's trying to convince neighbors of congress to then pony up this nearly $4 billion? >> well, frankly, he said it nicely for a while. he's tried to say nothing. >> was that nice today? >> was not nice today, but, you know what, people loved it were truman took on congress. reagan. but let's not forget, this president did try to get out of
the way of the politics on immigration a year ago. a bipartisan bill passed through senate to fix the immigration system. the republicans and democrats and senate. the house won't even take a vote. you can't blame obama for that. he was silent to give them a chance to work it out in congress. when he speaks they blame him, when he doesn't speak they blame him, when he gets mean they get mad. he wants congress to do something. >> brooke, i don't understand what the white house is thinking right now. the tone is so off. this is a president who is dealing with multiple scandals at home, from the v.a. to the irs, foreign policy disasters abroad. and he kind of has the audacity to show up and smugly chastise republicans from denver, when just a couple hundred miles south on the border is another disaster he does not plan to show up at. it just strikes me as completely off. and i really don't understand where the white house is coming from on the optics, the messaging, on any of it.
>> this has been a microcosm of what will be on "crossfire" tonight, van jones and s.e. cupp, thank you so much. we'll be watching "crossfire" tonight, 6:30 p.m. eastern. >> thanks. and now a u.s. marine jailed in mexico for three months says he accidentally drove into the country with guns. the united states government says he was smuggling across the border. right now he is sitting in this court hearing to find out if he can go home. we'll have an update for you on his fate, next.
new allegations today the national security agency, the nsa, and the fbi have been spying on the private e-mails of several muslim americans. in this first look media report, lynn greenwald and fellow journalist reveal documents provided by nsa whistleblower, edward snowden, naming the five prominent muslim americans you see here on your screen. so let's bring "lead" host, jake tapper. and you have been in close contact with glen greenwald as this whole story has been moving along. what exactly is he saying? >> well, he got from edward snowden 7,400 e-mail addresses being surveilled by the u.s. government, and of those, he and his fellow reporter identified
five americans on that group. when asked about this, the director -- the office of the director of national intelligence said in a statement, quote, with limited exceptions, for example, in an emergency, our intelligence agencies must have a court order from the foreign intelligence surveillance court to target any u.s. citizen or lawful permanent residence for trelectronic surveillance, issued by a judge only if probable cause based on specific facts are established that the person is an agent of a foreign power, a terrorist, a spy, or someone who takes orders from a foreign power. that's a joint statement from the approximate office of the director of national intelligence and justice department. beyond that, the u.s. government would not comment on these five individuals. one of whom we should note actually had security clearance in the bush administration in the department of homeland security. we'll be talking to him coming
up on "the lead". it is a very interesting case and all sorts of questions about why these people were being surveilled, what the standard is, and whether there is a double standard for muslim americans as opposed to non muslim americans who, for instance, represent clients with allegations of terrorist ties. >> so learning about tapping into regular folks' baby pictures and selfies and now this coming out here from the whistleblower this week. jake tapper, see you in 15 minutes. a u.s. marine jailed in mexico for three months is now in court to find out if he gets to go home. we'll have an update on his fate, coming up. also, a flight delay can be incredibly frustrating for anyone, especially when you are stuck on the tarmac with nowhere to go. no food to eat. maybe not. one pilot out of his own pocket surprised everyone with a good time and filled their bellies with something delicious. of we'll explain what happened. we'll talk to the pilot live, coming up.
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cnn's nick parker is live for us for the hearing today. nick, we know that the sergeant told us by phone, he's optimistic he will get out. do we know what his chances are for being released today? >> reporter: well, brooke, certainly a hair pin in many courts. we spoke to his lawyer last night, his defense team, and they are actually urging patience in the system, and they say today it is actually unlikely that the judge will release him. and here's really the reason why. in the hearing that's taking place just behind me right now, in this federal courthouse in tijuana, it's really tahmooressi's opportunity to give his version of events of what happened that night on march the 31st. it's been a slow process up it's been a slow process up until this stage. he also fired his original legal team so really, at this stage there's very little evidence
actually in the record of the court. today's hearing is known as an evidentiary hearing and for this reason his defense team thinks it's premature to ask the judge for a ruling. in terms of the overarching defense strategy they'll be taking on, they'll claim there was a lack of intent that was seen in the crime. had he did not intend to bring these weapons over the border and they're also bringing up the idea of a possible botched arrest where protocol was not followed. we spoke to his defense lawyer last night, as i said and he said he's focusing very closely on the time he was in custody at the border. >> how would you justify keeping somebody there for seven-plus hours, for what purpose? if he was under arrest he should have been delivered to the federal prosecutor's office immediately under article 16 of the mexican constitution. >> reporter: now, brooke,
mexican officials maintain that he was going through a crossing he'd been through before and had clear warnings against bringing arms and guns into mexico. they also point out that an ignorance of the law does not excuse responsibility, brooke. >> unlikely today, nick parker for us in tijuana. nick, thank you. now this. a pizza party on the plane, but the pies were provided by the pilot. that's right. passengers onboard had to sit through this crazy long delay. the pilot took action. want this pilot on your next flight? uh, yes, please. we'll talk to him live next opinion humans. we are beautifully imperfect creatures living in an imperfect world. that's why liberty mutual insurance has your back, offering exclusive products like optional better car replacement, where if your car is totaled, we give you the money to buy one a model year newer. call...
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♪ it's so very lonely ♪ ♪ >> we did horribly. that is the six tees. the british invasion and hope you watch tomorrow night 59:00 p.m. if you're stuck on the tarmac sitting in a plane for two hour, what would you like to lift the mood? how about pizza? >> this is what 160 passengers on the frontier airlines got stranded because of bad weather and we had pilot on the phone who pulled all these strings and gerhard bradner joins me and so, gerhard, why did you do this? how did you pull this off? >> well, to pull it off was easy, but at frontier airlines, we're a big family here and we consider our passeng efrengers extended part of the family.
once they're in the aircraft, i'll take care of them and if that includes feeding them so be it. >> we had housekeeping duties to do with the aircraft and called domino's. >> of course, call domino's. were you sitting on the tarmac and there was a knock, knock, knock on the door? how did domino's get to the plane is. >> it wasn't that easy. i personally met domino's outside airport security and, you know, we made sure everything was secure and then i hand delivered the pizza to the aircraft. >> you hand delivered it. >> we're looking at some of these flight attendants passing the different pies. i hear it was a pizza per row. >> did pizza get to choose? pepperoni, hawaiian, peppers, no olive, no anchovies. >> i ordered half cheese and half pepperoni and cheese. everyone was pretty happy. i didn't have too many complaints. >> you are a family and you take care of your passenger, but
gerhard, have you ever done this before? ordering pizzas on a plane? >> not on a large scale, but i know some of my friends at frontier airlines have done it before, so i was not the first one to have done it. >> did you get to eat some yourself? >> hello? >> did you get to eat some yourself? >> you know what? unfortunately, i didn't have time. >> so everyone else got some pie, but not the pilot. you're a good man, captain. captain gerhard with frontier airlines. thank you. and now to this. germany's epic win against brazil in that world cup match. that's what you want to call it, 7-1. people are -- tears, shock, brazil fans left crying. others cheering through the pain of such an embarrassing defeat. the loss was so bad that even brazil's president said she
never imagined it. just a short time ago she sat down and talked to our cristiane amanpour on this exclusive interview saying that her nightmares were never as bad as what we witnessed on the pitch yesterday. listen. >> did you ever dream if your wildest nightmares that this would be the result of the semifinal? >> translator: no. in honesty, in all honesty, no. truly never. my nightmares never got so bad, cristiane. they never went that far. as a supporter, of course, i am deeply sorry because i share the same sorrow of all supporters, but i also know that we are a country that has one very peculiar feature. we rise to the challenge in the face of adversity. we are able to overcome. >> from the president of brazil. a lot of that may be true, and braz -- twitter can be mean!
more than 25 million tweets and about single sporting event ever and we'll show you just a cup evaluate means that played out like here you go, this ron burgundy one saying well, that escalated quickly. the oprah mean, the infamous, you get a car, you get a car turned into everyone gets a goal n. you get a goal! and germany will be playing the argentina-netherlands match. i'm brooke baldwin see you tomorrow. yoet the lead" with jake tapper. president obama will discuss the thousands of children pend at the border. he will not see them with his own eyes. i'm jake tapper this is "the lead." he'll ask for billions to deal with them and he'll meet with rick perry to lock horns with him, but what he won't do is visit the camps. tens of thousands of children causing this crisis at the border are locked up right now. >> the world lead, israel exchanging fire with palestinians